Bob

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2019 Reunion Dinner

Jury’s Inn hotel have given us a promo code to make booking your rooms online easier, use this code in the promo code box: JITHEA060919. This will allow you to book rooms for the dinner at our preferential rate. The cut-off date is 6th August 2019, so make sure that […]

The Armourer Statue - Front View

The Armourer Statue

We now have stock of the Armourer Statue, though they are already going very quickly, so get your orders in now.  You can order through our SHOP or contact the Secretary. The statue will make an excellent presentation piece and will also make a fine addition to your memorabilia. Don’t worry […]

Armourer Statue

At the AGM in September 2018, it was agreed that we would purchase a statue of “The Armourer” for sale to members.  The template will be “The Armourer” by Gaudex which is displayed in the Armourers and Braziers Hall.  See the above image. We have agreed to pay £750 for […]

Gary’s Challenge

Gary is organising the 2019 reunion dinner to be held in Nottingham at the Jury’s Inn Hotel on 7th September. He would like to see as many members and their guests attend the dinner as possible to make it a memorable event. Gary’s Challenge to all Association Members Gary wrote: […]

Secretary Nominations

Your current Secretary’s post is up for re-election.  Can you do the job?  Are you able to give some time to the Association?  If so, then get in contact, either by the contact form below, or by commenting on this post. At the AGM in September, the tenure for the […]

Feedback

Well, just spent the last two weeks updating the Armourers’ Association web site. It’s now live and includes a blog with posts and comments. The reason for the change is to reduce our costs, I have negotiated a new contract with our host and halved the annual cost and also […]

Annual Dinner

The 2018 annual reunion was again held at the Marsh Farm Hotel, Royal Wootton Bassett. Everyone attending had a thoroughly excellent evening, rounded off by a very entertaining talk from our guest speaker Maj. P. Hockley, OC Basra Company, DSEME The reunion dinner for 2019 will be held in Nottingham at […]

Sad News

On 26th September, an email from our President said: “I regret to inform you that I received a phone call from Rodney Stratford this afternoon to let us know that Eric passed away last night.  As yet, as you would expect, there are no funeral details  but will let you […]

Arms News

Each year we send a news letter out to members, normally around Apr/May time.  In order to make it a success we need input from members and if you have an article that may be of interest please let us know. The latest edition of the news letter has contributions […]